LAYYAH/LAHORE: A 13-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted staged a protest, by chaining and confining herself to a cage, against the police to seek justice on Monday.
The girl chained and confined herself to a cage to protest against the police apathy towards her ordeal. She told media persons that the accused were arrested, but freed on the very next day on the intervention of some influential people of the area. The teenage girl, along with her mother, was on hunger strike inside the cage.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the news regarding self-confinement by a woman and her daughter in a cage in Chak-150 of Layyah and ordered inquiry into the incident. He also sought a report from police authorities. The chief minister announced that justice would be provided to the aggrieved family.
Meanwhile, the Punjab chief minister has also taken notice of the news regarding torture and throwing of acid on a housemaid in Wazirabad and sought a report from police authorities. The chief minister also directed provision of best treatment to the victim.